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U.N. launches fund to foster cheaper loans, green development for Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The United Nations on Wednesday launched a new finance mechanism aimed at saving African governments $11 billion…

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Africa

Ethiopia expels UN officials amid Tigray blockade pressure

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia said Thursday it is kicking out seven United Nations officials whom it accused of “meddling”…

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World

Israeli PM says Iran has crossed nuclear ‘red lines’; Tehran calls it ‘full of lies’

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that Iran had crossed “all red lines” in its…

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World

While world leaders are at the UN talking climate change, their private jets are often forced to fly and park hundreds of miles away

New York City in September is a hotspot for world leaders as the United Nations holds its annual General Assembly.…

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World

Biden set to address world leaders at the UN General Assembly

President Joe Biden on Tuesday is set to deliver his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly since taking…

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UN chief urges ‘rapid’ emission cuts to curb climate change

The head of the United Nations called Thursday for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to curb…

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World

Lebanon water system on verge of total collapse, says UN

Lebanon‘s water supply system is on the verge of total collapse, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in…

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World

U.S. calls on Russia to stop Central Africa violence

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations called on Russia on Wednesday to stop violence by “mercenaries working as an…

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World

China Warns UN as Human Rights Chief Seeks to Inspect Xinjiang

China accused the United Nations‘ top human rights official of making “erroneous remarks” after the commissioner revealed that she was…

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World

UN council will meet June 8 to recommend next UN chief

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will meet June 8 to make its recommendation for the next secretary-general…

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World

Muslim countries seek U.N. probe into possible crimes in Gaza conflict

Muslim countries are calling on the United Nations to investigate possible crimes committed during the 11-day conflict between Israel and…

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World

Delay child vaccinations and share jabs, WHO urges

Wealthier nations should postpone plans to give children and teenagers Covid vaccines and instead donate supplies to low-income countries, the…

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